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File:Constudoverbrain.png|right|thumb|300px|Human brain in the coronal orientation. Amygdalae are shown in dark red. The '''''' (singular: ''''''; ; also ''''; Latin, from Greek language|Greek , '''', 'almond', 'tonsil'[http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=amygdala amygdala – Definitions from Dictionary.com]) are two almond-shaped groups of nucleus (neuroanatomy)|nuclei located deep and Lateral and medial|medially within the temporal lobes of the brain in complex vertebrates, including humans. Shown in research to perform a primary role in the processing of memory, decision-making, and emotions|emotional reactions, the amygdalae are considered part of the limbic system.
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